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Dec 18, 2011 5:00am PST
of exiled iraqis, but i did take that position on syria and egypt, and you are with a situation where you have people fighting for the very values we say we are standing for, and you say we will not help you because that would mean our betraying our values of not wanting to kill, we fought for our own liberty. i agree that you have to understand how serious the decision is, and i think for the united states to say that we will not use force in defense of our values or to support others carrying our values -- >> i think america's values are kind of twisted, those of us that live in the country, there's not one single thread of value that we can wrap ourselves around. there's a little bit of hypocrisy when we talk about american values when you look at what happens across the world in the things we have done in the name of our values. the moral stand that you want to take and maybe mr. hitchens wanted to take -- >> you mean there are not values we stand for -- >> i think we're hypocritical. we pick and choose. we talk about what about sudan and somalia, and all the other countries where peo
Dec 31, 2011 4:00am PST
in samoa. happy 2012, samoa. in syria, at least 35 people have been killed by security forces opening fire as protesters tried to rally in eye shot of visiting observers from the arab league. i am joined by joe sestak of pennsylvania, who commanded an aircraft carrier battle group in the run-up in the iraq war and rose to three-star admiral serving as the white house director ofef heading the anti- unit. zainab shelby, her father served as sa dad's personal phi lot. phyllis bennett , matt a armla iraq from 2007 to 2009 and author of a book, kaboom. >>> today is the last day of the legal framework where u.s. forces were permitted to operate in iraq. few mainstream media paid much attention to the troop's departure or the milestone that today represents. it will not be remembered and there will be no kiss in times square. no one, perhaps rick perry, seems interested in holding a parade. even the movies about iraq go unseen. the staff and i spent the day deciding whether we should dedicate the show to the war in iraq. at the last of the u.s. troops crossed the border into kuwait, some of us w
Dec 24, 2011 4:00am PST
. after that hosni mubarak was forced out and libya and bahrain and yemen and syria. the region has been permanently transformed. it wasn't just in the middle east this year where we saw massive mobilizations of dissent. in greece, spain and london, protesters took to the streets to fight back against austerity measures while in chi chile they protested the inequality of the education system. in israel, hundreds of thousands flooded tel-aviv, the largest economic protest to call for more affordable housing and protest that nations growing inequality between risch and poor. in india, people took to the streets of over 30 cities to protest corruptions filling up new delhi's prisons and sports stadiums with mass arrests. in russia, after elections that many say were rigged, protesters took to the streets in mass for the first time in a decade to shame the putin regime for its heavy-handed encroachments on what's left of democracy. here in the u.s. beginning with a few dozen kids in sleeping bags in a small plaza in the financial district, "occupy wall street" managed to capture the national
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